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I launched the Big Data conversation; writing, research, marketing services; https://whatsthebigdata.com/ & http://infostory.com/

Cybersecurity Chiefs: John Graham, Jabil

“The Sony attack was a wake-up call to most of us practitioners,” says John Graham, referring to the 2014 breach of Sony Pictures computer systems when hackers stole a rich trove of confidential documents and posted them online. Malicious and … Continue reading

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Cybersecurity Chiefs: Steve Martino, Cisco

To be a successful Chief Information officer (CISO) today, “you have to be a good translator,” says Steve Martino. This means translating the business strategy to the risk the company is willing to take. Instead of talking about “malware” and … Continue reading

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Cybersecurity Chiefs: Roland Cloutier, ADP

Chief Security Information Officers (CISOs), says Roland Cloutier, are becoming “first and foremost business leaders.” The way he sees it, cybersecurity today is an important component of any business’ critical success factors. Cloutier calls the new discipline “operational risk management,” … Continue reading

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Cybersecurity Chiefs: Andy Ellis, Akamai

The job of Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs), says Andy Ellis, is not to eliminate risks. “Our job is to help our companies make wiser risk choices,” is how Ellis describes the new cybersecurity paradigm. The way he sees it, … Continue reading

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2018 Predictions: Artificial Intelligence (AI)

It is somewhat safe to predict that AI will continue to be at the top of the hype cycle in 2018. But the following 51 predictions also envision it becoming more practical and useful, automating some jobs and augmenting many … Continue reading

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2018 Predictions: Cybersecurity

Like death and taxes, there are only two safe predictions about cybersecurity in 2018: There will be more spectacular data breaches and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will go into effect on May 25. But as the continuing digital transformation … Continue reading

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Cybersecurity Trends According to Cisco and Tennessee’s Transportation CIO

Digital transformation is rapidly moving the transportation industry from a closed, proprietary and analog ecosystem to open, networked, always-on mobility platform. It is already a prime example of the efficiency and revenue-generating potential of the Internet of Things (IoT) and … Continue reading

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